Author: Claire Bacarella


Culinary program on chopping block

Culinary students may not be crying when chopping onions. Instead, they could be crying because MCCC’s culinary program might be coming to an end. “The culinary and foodservice education credit program is under review to determine whether to continue or inactivate, based on student demand and livable wage employment opportunities,” […]

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Native landscapes illustrate Indigenous culture

This version of the article clarifies Barbara Mauter’s status as a BGSU student while on this immersion trip. MCCC is in the midst of celebrating Native American Heritage Month with events and activities throughout the month of November.  Among these events was a Native Landscapes presentation. It was hosted by […]

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Happy birthday to me, everything is free

Who knew how much free stuff you can get on your birthday? I sure didn’t, until last year, just a few days after my birthday. I stumbled across a Tik Tok video about how to get free stuff on your birthday. Just my luck. I missed my chance.  But not […]

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Student Government hosts Socktober

Sock • to • ber noun A sock drive in October. As the weather cools down, Student Government is hosting a sock drive and will donate socks to a homeless shelter.  New socks are being collected in six Socktober themed donation boxes throughout campus. The boxes can be found in […]

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Agriculture program coordinator receives Adjunct Faculty Award

The Agriculture program is growing into a new semester with an award winning program coordinator.  Andrew McCain, the program’s coordinator, is the recipient of the 2020-21 Adjunct Faculty Award. “It was a great surprise and honor, and it really hit home with what I’ve been working toward with my students,” […]

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Student Government to host Fall Fest

As the leaves change colors, students and staff have the opportunity to celebrate the season at Fall Fest. MCCC Student Government is hosting the event on October 28 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the cafeteria.  The event will consist of free donuts and cider, a fall-themed photo booth, […]

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Netflix’s “Squid Game” is the show of 2021

This review contains spoilers for “Squid Game.” Everyone has been talking about the 2021 Netflix show “Squid Game.” I knew I had to see what the hype was all about. In this thriller series, hundreds of individuals who are in debt accept an invitation to compete in games with deadly […]


Quiri Wygonik and Joe Verkennes seek student opinions

Students have the opportunity to make their voices heard.  Beginning Oct. 19, virtual student focus groups will be hosted by Joe Verkennes, director of marketing and communications, and Quri Wygonik, director of institutional research. Every student participant will receive a $25 Amazon gift card. The study groups are part of […]


Agora Chorale to perform first full concert since pandemic

The Agora Chorale is bringing the joy of music back to campus. The first of four concerts this year will be Tuesday, Oct. 26 at 7:30pm in the Meyer Theatre . Director Catherine Brodie expressed excitement for the concert, although acknowledged it will be an emotional one. The choir lost […]